Third-Place Relay Finish Highlights Final Day
Cerkovnik, Popov Earn Top Individual Finishes
The Grand Prix Concluded The 2013-14 Season For SMU
Three Divers, Four Relay Teams And Two Swimmers Garner The Accolade
2014-15 (Sr.): Placed second in the 200-yard fly in a dual meet vs. TCU.
2013-14 (Jr.): American Athletic Conference Championship: Finished fourth and set personal-best times in both the 200-yard freestyle and 200-yard butterfly, placed sixth and set a personal-best time in the 100-yard butterfly, won the 200-yard IM consolation final and was a member of the 800-yard freestyle relay team (Eastman Holloway, Nicolai Hansen, Matt Roney) that placed third... Placed second in the 400-yard freestyle relay (Nicholas Hook, Eastman Holloway, Giedrius Andriunaitis) and finished runner-up in both the 100-yard and 200-yard butterfly in a dual meet at TCU... Finished 10th in the 200-yard butterfly, 19th in the 100-yard butterfly and 28th in the 100-yard backstroke at the Texas A&M Invitational... Placed second in the 200-yard freestyle, third in the 200-yard butterfly, fifth in 100-yard butterfly and was a member the 200-yard medley relay team (Julian Fletcher, Tucker Wells, Justin Gibson) that placed fifth in in a dual meet at LSU... HONORS: All-American Athletic Conference (800-yard freestyle relay).
2012-13 (So.): Conference USA Championship: Placed fourth in the 200-yard butterfly, sixth in the 100-yard butterfly and 10th in the 100-yard backstroke... Placed ninth in the 200-yard medley relay (Eduardo Santana, Hugo Martinez, Matt Roney) and 10th in both the 200-yard freestyle relay (Matthew Napier-Jameson, Hunter Middleton, Santana) and the 400-yard medley relay (Braeden Newton, Scott McCrae, Roney) at the Cougar Invitational... Finished fourth in the 200-yard butterfly in a dual meet versus TCU.
2011-12 (Fr.): Competed in the 100-yard backstroke, 100-yard butterfly, 200-yard backstroke, 200-yard butterfly, 200-yard individual medley, 500-yard freestyle, 200-yard freestyle relay, 200-yard medley relay, 400-yard freestyle relay, 400-yard medley relay and the 800-yard freestyle relay at various meets throughout the season.
200-yard freestyle - 1:37.28
500-yard freestyle - 4:53.44
100-yard backstroke - 50.35
200-yard backstroke - 1:54.01
100-yard butterfly - 48.75
200-yard butterfly - 1:47.89
200-yard IM- 1:50.33
Prior to SMU: Was a National Honors Society member... Swam for Upper Main Line YMCA... Was a National Champion five times and was a member of the men's national team... Also lettered in soccer and lacrosse.
Personal: Chose SMU for its academics, athletics, good team environment and coaching staff... Lists Aaron Peirsol and Thomas Shields as his favorite athletes... Parents are James and Laura Rauth... Has two sisters.